Mayfong Mayxay

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Affiliation: Mahidol University
Country: Thailand

Publications

  1. pmc A phase III, randomized, non-inferiority trial to assess the efficacy and safety of dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine in comparison with artesunate-mefloquine in patients with uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in southern Laos
    Mayfong Mayxay
    Wellcome Trust, Mahosot Hospital, Oxford University Tropical Medicine Research Collaboration, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Laos
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:1221-9. 2010
  2. pmc Evaluation of a rapid colorimetric field test to assess the effective life of long-lasting insecticide-treated mosquito nets in the Lao PDR
    Michael D Green
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Malar J 12:57. 2013
  3. pmc Respiratory illness healthcare-seeking behavior assessment in the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Laos)
    Mayfong Mayxay
    Faculty of Postgraduate Studies, University of Health Sciences, Vientiane, Lao PDR
    BMC Public Health 13:444. 2013
  4. pmc Dengue in peri-urban Pak-Ngum district, Vientiane capital of Laos: a community survey on knowledge, attitudes and practices
    Mayfong Mayxay
    Faculty of Postgraduate Studies, University of Health Sciences, Vientiane, Lao PDR
    BMC Public Health 13:434. 2013
  5. pmc Efficacy of artemether-lumefantrine, the nationally-recommended artemisinin combination for the treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria, in southern Laos
    Mayfong Mayxay
    Wellcome Trust Mahosot Hospital Oxford University Tropical Medicine Research Collaboration, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao PDR
    Malar J 11:184. 2012
  6. pmc No evidence for spread of Plasmodium falciparum artemisinin resistance to Savannakhet Province, Southern Laos
    Mayfong Mayxay
    Wellcome Trust Mahosot Hospital Oxford University Tropical Medicine Research Collaboration, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Laos
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:403-8. 2012
  7. pmc Artemisinin resistance in Plasmodium falciparum is associated with an altered temporal pattern of transcription
    Sachel Mok
    School of Biological Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
    BMC Genomics 12:391. 2011
  8. pmc Fatal Chromobacterium violaceum septicaemia in northern Laos, a modified oxidase test and post-mortem forensic family G6PD analysis
    Gunther Slesak
    SFE Medical Project, Luang Namtha, Lao People s Democratic Republic
    Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 8:24. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Thiamin deficiency and uncomplicated falciparum malaria in Laos
    Mayfong Mayxay
    Wellcome Trust Mahosot Hospital Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Collaboration, Microbiology Laboratory, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao PDR
    Trop Med Int Health 12:363-9. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Combined molecular and clinical assessment of Plasmodium falciparum antimalarial drug resistance in the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Laos)
    Mayfong Mayxay
    Wellcome Trust Mahosot Hospital Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Collaboration, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao People Democratic Republic
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:36-43. 2007

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  1. pmc A phase III, randomized, non-inferiority trial to assess the efficacy and safety of dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine in comparison with artesunate-mefloquine in patients with uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in southern Laos
    Mayfong Mayxay
    Wellcome Trust, Mahosot Hospital, Oxford University Tropical Medicine Research Collaboration, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Laos
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:1221-9. 2010
    ..falciparum malaria in Laos and is associated with fewer adverse effects. The results of this study were similar to those of the larger multicentre study...
  2. pmc Evaluation of a rapid colorimetric field test to assess the effective life of long-lasting insecticide-treated mosquito nets in the Lao PDR
    Michael D Green
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Malar J 12:57. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Respiratory illness healthcare-seeking behavior assessment in the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Laos)
    Mayfong Mayxay
    Faculty of Postgraduate Studies, University of Health Sciences, Vientiane, Lao PDR
    BMC Public Health 13:444. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Dengue in peri-urban Pak-Ngum district, Vientiane capital of Laos: a community survey on knowledge, attitudes and practices
    Mayfong Mayxay
    Faculty of Postgraduate Studies, University of Health Sciences, Vientiane, Lao PDR
    BMC Public Health 13:434. 2013
    ..Good knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) among the public regarding dengue prevention are required for the success of disease control. Very little is known about dengue KAP among the Lao general population...
  5. pmc Efficacy of artemether-lumefantrine, the nationally-recommended artemisinin combination for the treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria, in southern Laos
    Mayfong Mayxay
    Wellcome Trust Mahosot Hospital Oxford University Tropical Medicine Research Collaboration, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao PDR
    Malar J 11:184. 2012
    ..With evidence of resistance to artemisinin derivatives in adjacent Cambodia, there has been a concern as to AL efficacy. Monitoring of AL efficacy would help the Lao Government to make decisions on appropriate malaria treatment...
  6. pmc No evidence for spread of Plasmodium falciparum artemisinin resistance to Savannakhet Province, Southern Laos
    Mayfong Mayxay
    Wellcome Trust Mahosot Hospital Oxford University Tropical Medicine Research Collaboration, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Laos
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:403-8. 2012
    ..Serious adverse events did not develop during or after treatment in any patients. In conclusion, no evidence of P. falciparum in vivo resistance to artesunate was found in southern Laos...
  7. pmc Artemisinin resistance in Plasmodium falciparum is associated with an altered temporal pattern of transcription
    Sachel Mok
    School of Biological Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
    BMC Genomics 12:391. 2011
    ..To identify key features associated with the delayed parasite clearance phenotype, we employed DNA microarrays to profile the physiological gene expression pattern of the resistant isolates...
  8. pmc Fatal Chromobacterium violaceum septicaemia in northern Laos, a modified oxidase test and post-mortem forensic family G6PD analysis
    Gunther Slesak
    SFE Medical Project, Luang Namtha, Lao People s Democratic Republic
    Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 8:24. 2009
    ..It is rarely described as a human pathogen, mostly from tropical and subtropical areas...
  9. ncbi request reprint Thiamin deficiency and uncomplicated falciparum malaria in Laos
    Mayfong Mayxay
    Wellcome Trust Mahosot Hospital Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Collaboration, Microbiology Laboratory, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao PDR
    Trop Med Int Health 12:363-9. 2007
    ..We therefore estimated the frequency of biochemical thiamin deficiency in patients presenting with uncomplicated falciparum malaria in southern Laos...
  10. ncbi request reprint Combined molecular and clinical assessment of Plasmodium falciparum antimalarial drug resistance in the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Laos)
    Mayfong Mayxay
    Wellcome Trust Mahosot Hospital Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Collaboration, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao People Democratic Republic
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:36-43. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that chloroquine and sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine are no longer viable therapy in this country...
  11. ncbi request reprint In vitro antimalarial drug susceptibility and pfcrt mutation among fresh Plasmodium falciparum isolates from the Lao PDR (Laos)
    Mayfong Mayxay
    Wellcome Trust Mahosot Hospital Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Collaboration, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao PDR
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:245-50. 2007
    ..P. falciparum in Laos is multi-drug resistant; antimalarial immunity resulting from the use of ineffective chloroquine before 2005 probably contributes significantly to the therapeutic responses in clinical trials...
  12. ncbi request reprint Randomized comparison of chloroquine plus sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine versus artesunate plus mefloquine versus artemether-lumefantrine in the treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria in the Lao People's Democratic Republic
    Mayfong Mayxay
    Wellcome Trust Mahosot Hospital, Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Collaboration, Vientiane, Lao PDR
    Clin Infect Dis 39:1139-47. 2004
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and management of malaria by rural community health providers in the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Laos)
    Mayfong Mayxay
    Wellcome Trust Mahosot Hospital Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Collaboration, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao PDR
    Trop Med Int Health 12:540-6. 2007
    ..This study strongly suggests that further training of Lao rural health providers in malaria diagnosis and management is needed to improve the quality of health services in areas remote from district hospitals...
  14. pmc The infective causes of hepatitis and jaundice amongst hospitalised patients in Vientiane, Laos
    Bounkong Syhavong
    Wellcome Trust Mahosot Hospital Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Collaboration, Microbiology Laboratory, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao PDR
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 104:475-83. 2010
    ..These patients would be expected to respond to empirical doxycycline therapy which, in the absence of virological diagnosis and treatment, may be an appropriate cost-effective intervention in Lao patients with jaundice/hepatitis...
  15. pmc Causes of community-acquired bacteremia and patterns of antimicrobial resistance in Vientiane, Laos
    Rattanaphone Phetsouvanh
    Wellcome Trust Mahosot Hospital Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Collaboration, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao PDR
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:978-85. 2006
    ..4/day, an important exception being B. pseudomallei. Bacteremic infants in this setting require an anti-staphylococcal antibiotic...
  16. pmc Clinically unapparent infantile thiamin deficiency in Vientiane, Laos
    Sengmanivong Khounnorath
    Department of Pediatrics, Mahosot Hospital, and Faculty of Postgraduate Studies, University of Health Sciences, Vientiane, Lao People s Democratic Republic
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e969. 2011
    ..Beriberi occurs in Vientiane, Lao PDR, among breastfed infants. Clinical disease may be the tip of an iceberg with subclinical thiamin deficiency contributing to other illnesses. Thiamin treatment could improve outcome...
  17. pmc Rickettsial infections and fever, Vientiane, Laos
    Simaly Phongmany
    Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Laos
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:256-62. 2006
    ..46%, p<0.001). Rickettsioses are an underrecognized cause of undifferentiated febrile illnesses among adults in Laos. This finding has implications for the local empiric treatment of fever...
  18. pmc A prospective assessment of the accuracy of commercial IgM ELISAs in diagnosis of Japanese encephalitis virus infections in patients with suspected central nervous system infections in Laos
    Catrin E Moore
    Wellcome Trust Mahosot Hospital Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Collaboration, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao PDR
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 87:171-8. 2012
    ..2% (95% CI = 87-100) with Panbio Ravi criteria. Specificities were 89-100%. For admission sera from AES patients, sensitivities and specificities of the Panbio ELISA were 85.7% (95% CI = 42-100%) and 92.9% (95% CI = 83-98%), respectively...
  19. ncbi request reprint Sennetsu neorickettsiosis: a probable fish-borne cause of fever rediscovered in Laos
    Paul N Newton
    Wellcome Trust Mahosot Hospital Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Collaboration, Microbiology Laboratory, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao PDR
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 81:190-4. 2009
    ..sennetsu DNA by PCR, for the first time, in a fish (Anabas testudineus). These data suggest that sennetsu may be an under-recognized cause of fever and are consistent with the hypothesis that it may be contracted from eating raw fish...
  20. pmc Factors associated with a measles outbreak in children admitted at Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Laos
    Mayfong Mayxay
    Division of Post Graduate studies and Research, Faculty of Medical Sciences, National University of Laos, Vientiane, Lao PDR
    BMC Public Health 7:193. 2007
    ..We therefore conducted a study to determine risk factors associated with measles amongst children admitted at Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane...
  21. pmc Erythrocyte transketolase activity, markers of cardiac dysfunction and the diagnosis of infantile beriberi
    Douangdao Soukaloun
    Wellcome Trust Mahosot Hospital Oxford Tropical Medicine Collaboration, Microbiology Laboratory, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao People s Democratic Republic
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e971. 2011
    ..There are few data on biochemical markers of infantile thiamin deficiency or indices of cardiac dysfunction as potential surrogate markers...
  22. ncbi request reprint Impaired clinical response in a patient with uncomplicated falciparum malaria who received poor-quality and underdosed intramuscular artemether
    Valy Keoluangkhot
    Adult Infectious Disease Ward, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao PDR
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:552-5. 2008
    ..Analysis of the packaging and chemical "fingerprinting" of the artemether suggested that the drug was genuine but was either substandard or had deteriorated after manufacture...
  23. ncbi request reprint Toad poisoning in Laos
    Sommay Keomany
    Wellcome Trust Mahosot Hospital Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Collaboration, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao PDR
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:850-3. 2007
    ..These data indicate that toad poisoning may be underestimated and that education on the seriousness of toad toxins could be a useful public health measure...
  24. pmc Urine antibiotic activity in patients presenting to hospitals in Laos: implications for worsening antibiotic resistance
    Manisone Khennavong
    Wellcome Trust Mahosot Hospital Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Collaboration, Vientiane, Lao PDR
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:295-302. 2011
    ..0% versus 46.5%; P < 0.001). Antibiotic use based on patients histories was significantly less frequent than when estimated from urinary antibiotic activity (P < 0.0001)...
  25. pmc Detection of Burkholderia pseudomallei in soil within the Lao People's Democratic Republic
    Vanaporn Wuthiekanun
    Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, 420 6 Rajvithi Road, Bangkok, 10400 Thailand
    J Clin Microbiol 43:923-4. 2005
    ..In this study, 36% of 110 soil samples in northern Lao PDR were positive for B. pseudomallei, providing further evidence for the presence of melioidosis in this country...
  26. pmc The relationship between the haemoglobin concentration and the haematocrit in Plasmodium falciparum malaria
    Sue J Lee
    Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit MORU, Mahidol University, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, 3rd Floor, 60th Anniversary Chalermprakiat Building, 420 6 Ratchawithi Rd, Ratchathewi District, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Malar J 7:149. 2008
    ..Anaemia is assessed either by measurement of the haematocrit or the haemoglobin concentration. For comparisons across studies, it is often necessary to derive one measure from the other...
  27. doi request reprint In vivo parasitological measures of artemisinin susceptibility
    Kasia Stepniewska
    Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Infect Dis 201:570-9. 2010
    ....
  28. pmc Predictive diagnostic value of the tourniquet test for the diagnosis of dengue infection in adults
    Mayfong Mayxay
    Wellcome Trust Mahosot Hospital Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Collaboration, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao PDR
    Trop Med Int Health 16:127-33. 2011
    ..To examine the accuracy of the admission tourniquet test in the diagnosis of dengue infection among Lao adults...
  29. pmc Health policymakers' knowledge and opinions of physicians smoking and tobacco policy control in Lao PDR
    Vanphanom Sychareun
    Faculty of Postgraduate Studies and Research, University of Health Sciences, P O Box 7444, Vientiane, Lao PDR
    BMC Public Health 12:816. 2012
    ..This paper aims to describe the knowledge of Lao health policymakers and their opinions regarding physicians tobacco use and national smoking policy control...
  30. pmc Actinomycetoma in SE Asia: the first case from Laos and a review of the literature
    Sayaphet Rattanavong
    Lao Oxford Mahosot Hospital Wellcome Trust Research Unit, Microbiology Laboratory, Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Lao PDR
    BMC Infect Dis 12:349. 2012
    ..Although well recognized elsewhere in Asia, it has not been reported from the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Laos)...
  31. ncbi request reprint A randomized comparison of oral chloramphenicol versus ofloxacin in the treatment of uncomplicated typhoid fever in Laos
    Simmaly Phongmany
    Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Laos
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 99:451-8. 2005
    ..Three days ofloxacin was more effective than 14 days chloramphenicol for the in-patient treatment of typhoid fever, irrespective of antibiotic susceptibility, and was of similar cost...